by Susan Simkins
Understanding CSS positioning can be tricky, especially for beginners to CSS. Software required: Brackets, Google Chrome.
What you'll learn
Understanding CSS positioning can be tricky, especially for beginners to CSS. It is also essential to understand if you want to be able to build complex layouts. In this CSS tutorial we'll learn about different methods for using CSS to position HTML elements including fixed, absolute, relative positioning, and also how to float and clear elements. We'll also take a look at the ways each type of positioning affects the element it is applied to, and how it affects the behavior of elements around it. We'll finish up this CSS training by answering one of the most common CSS questions about positioning: How to center elements. Software required: Brackets, Google Chrome.
About the author
Susan is a web design tutor for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages.
Since then, Susan has develo... moreped a desire to teach others the mysteries of web development. Through her work here at Pluralsight, she aims to build up a deep and expansive library of web development training. If you're just starting out with development or are already comfortable with the essential computing languages, let Susan free your mind to what’s possible in the world of web development. Go ahead, take the red pill and see how deep the rabbit-hole goes.